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City College Students Garner Seven Awards at CSTEP Conference

April 21, 2014 | City College

Seven out of ten students from the City College Academy for Professional Preparation (CCAPP) who presented at New York State CSTEP Student Conference won awards in their categories, the most among the 49 participating institutions. The conference was held April 11 – 13 in Lake George. CCNY students received three distinguished winner awards and four honorable mentions.

Inaugural Business Summit and Career Expo

April 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Medgar Evers College (MEC) presents its Inaugural Business Summit & Career Exposition, hosted by the Career Management Services (CMS) Center in collaboration with the Selective Corporate Internship Program.

LaGuardia Community College Student Selected to Participate in Remote Sensing Research on the Environment

April 17, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—April 17, 2014—Keisha Baxter, a LaGuardia Community College civil engineering student, will not be spending the summer in the open air, but researching air quality in a lab as a participant in a highly competitive City University of New York research program. Keisha is among 10 CUNY undergraduate students, and the only […]

CCNY Featured In “Princeton Review” Green College Guide

April 17, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company, known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings and guidebooks profiles City College in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.”

MIT, CUNY Researchers Observe Energy-Carrying Quasiparticles For The First Time

April 16, 2014 | The University, Uncategorized

While excitons have been understood in theory for decades, the authors of a new Nature Communications study have directly observed these quasiparticles responsible for energy transfer in solar cells, LEDs and semiconductor circuits for the first time.

Hunter’s 2014 Winners of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

April 15, 2014 | Hunter College

A Hunter senior and three recent Hunter graduates have each been awarded one of the country’s top prizes for young scientists—the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. These outstanding recipients of the highly competitive fellowship are Rebecca DelliCarpini ’13, Yasmin Zakiniaeiz ’13, Aliona Tsypes ’13 and Barukh Rohde ’14. DelliCarpini, an anthropology major, and Zakiniaeiz, a biology […]

Students, Professors Win Significant Awards

April 14, 2014 | Brooklyn College

BROOKLYN, NY– The 2013–2014 academic year has brought in many awards of distinction for the students and faculty members of Brooklyn College. Eleven Brooklyn College students will have a chance to make their visions of a number of impactful projects a reality through Rosen Fellowships—which give stipends up to $5,000 that allow students to have an […]

STEM Expo for NYC High Schools

April 14, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Are you interested in learning more about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and STEM careers? Then, join us Friday, April 11, 2014 for the Ten80 STEM Expo Event at Medgar Evers College (MEC). This event showcases the National STEM League (NSL) initiative and the relevance of STEM to every student.  Close to 500 students […]

LaGuardia Community College Professor Receives Prestigious CUNY Award for His Research in the Development of Computational Drug Discovery Methods

April 14, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—April 14, 2014—Dr. Ian Alberts, a LaGuardia Community College chemistry professor, received the highly coveted Feliks Gross Award from the City University of New York’s Academy of Humanities and Sciences for his potentially groundbreaking research on computer-aided drug design. Dr. Alberts was the only community college professor among the six assistant professors […]

The Power of Speech: Researchers at Lehman College Work on Communication Disorders with Stroke Survivors

April 13, 2014 | Lehman College

Clinicians in Lehman’s Speech and Hearing Center work with clients, helping them find the missing words that will reconnect them to the people in their lives and to the life they once led. Graduate students, supervised by faculty members, offer treatment in various communication disorders in children and adults. Through her work in her neurolinguistics lab, Prof. Goral and her research team strive to ensure that the treatment strategies that they recommend indeed work.

Professors Russo and Strickler Elected President and Vice President of National Federation of Opticianry School

April 11, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On February 29, 2014, at the annual business meeting of the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) in Dallas, Texas, New York City College of Technology Professors Robert J. Russo and Kimberly Strickler were elected president and vice president, respectively.

City Tech’s Theatreworks and Clown Cloud Productions’ Wing-Man Draws Social Media-Savvy Audience

April 10, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Department of Entertainment Technology’s Theatreworks, in collaboration with Clown Cloud Productions, presented Wing-Man, a multi-media one-man show created and performed by Mark Gindick at the College’s Voorhees Theatre in Downtown Brooklyn on March 26-29. Direction was by West Hyler with projection design by Jason Thompson, choreography by Danny Mefford, set design by Stephen […]

New Student Welcome and Information Session

April 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is excited to welcome its new students, hosting an in-depth informational session Monday, April 14, 2014.

City Tech to Host LoopFest XIII International Workshop on Theoretical Challenges from the Large Hadron Collider and a Future International Linear Collider

April 9, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On June 18-20, 2014, the Department of Physics and the Center for Theoretical Physics at New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York will host LoopFest XIII, the latest is a series of workshops designed to provide a forum to coordinate activities focused on the theoretical challenges from the Large Hadron Collider and the ultra-high experimental precision of a future International Linear Collider.

LaGuardia Community College Student Takes First Prize in a National Competition for Her Research on the Ground Spider

April 8, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—April 8, 2014— Amanda Tsang, a LaGuardia Community College student, placed first at the Sigma Xi Research Showcase, a nationwide online science competition, for her research project that is tracing the evolution of the ground spider, one of the largest but little researched spider families. Amanda and Dr. Boris Zakharov, her faculty […]

Scientist seeks safe treatment for cephalopods

April 7, 2014 | The University

Olivia Mae Davis, a student at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center in New York City, is currently working with octopuses to determine how they are affected by anesthesia.

Annual Community Council Luncheon

April 4, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Please join the Community Council for the Medgar Evers College (MEC) at the Annual Scholarship and Leadership Awards Luncheon which will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Hunter Macaulay Student Accepted to Cal Tech Summer Program (SURF)

April 4, 2014 | Hunter College

Hunter Macaulay physics major Eugene Ostrovskiy just got accepted to the summer program (SURF) at Cal Tech. He will work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which is a NASA Center operated by Cal Tech. JPL’s primary mission is robotic exploration of space and planets, and Eugene will work with the technical group that develops […]

7 from City College Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 3, 2014 | City College

City College of New York senior chemical engineering major Alla Zamarayeva, a 2013 Goldwater Scholar, and six recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Staycation 2014

April 1, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

In less than two weeks, Spring Break 2014 will kick off.  Do you need something to do during your time off, with only limited funds? Why not rediscover Brooklyn and NYC? Here are some great places you can visit and things you can do to relax and enjoy your spring recess. Brooklyn Botanic Garden – […]